Introductory Technical Writing University of Tsukuba
In this course students will develop skills for effective academic writing. Topics will include (1) writing in an appropriate academic style, (2) sentence and paragraph structure, (3) making a text ‘flow’ (cohesion), (4) writing definitions, and (5) describing processes. Students will learn how to produce a number of key text types including extended definitions and problem-solution texts. There will be a strong focus on vocabulary development using the Academic Word List. Outside class, each week, students will complete self-study vocabulary, grammar exercises and short writing tasks. Students will receive personalized feedback on assessed writing tasks.
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